DC vs LSG: Watch – Nicholas Pooran comes up with ‘flying kiss’ celebration after closing half a century

Nicholas Pooran

Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) wicketkeeper-batsman Nicholas Pooran single-handedly kept his team in the hunt in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 match against Delhi Capitals (DC). The match between the two teams will take place at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi.

Chasing 209 runs, Lucknow Super Giants seemed to be struggling early on. They lost 4 quick wickets and were reeling at 44/4. It looked like they were going to give it their all from the start, but that was not to be, as Nicholas Pooran defended his team at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi.

Nicholas Pooran seemed unfazed by the wickets falling on each other and played his natural aggressive game. He took the attack to the bowlers and made sure to score some quick runs for his team, putting pressure on the opposition in the crucial game.

Nicholas Pooran played magnificent shots in his innings and timed the ball perfectly throughout his innings. The Caribbean batsman did not get the desired support from others, but even then he took the responsibility and completed a brave half-century.

What caught the attention of many was its celebration after turning half a century. Nicholas Pooran, who reached the milestone in just 20 balls, hosted a ‘flying kiss’ celebration at Delhi’s Arun Jaitley Stadium and lifted the bat for him.

Here is the video:

However, after half a century, Nicholas Pooran could not continue as he passed away after scoring 10 more runs. The batsman died to Mukesh Kumar in the 12th over. With his wicket, Lucknow Super Giants’ hopes of winning almost dented.

Nicholas Pooran finished with an innings of 61 off 27 balls for his team at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. He batted with a strike rate of over 225 and also hit 6 fours and 4 sixes in his innings. With his wicket, Lucknow was at 101/6.

I got going and it started flowing – Tristan Stubbs

Earlier with the bat, Delhi Capitals posted a grand total of 208 runs on the board. One of the main reasons behind this was Tristan Stubbs. The batsman played a magnificent innings of unbeaten 57 runs off 27 balls and propelled his team to a mammoth total.

Tristan Stubbs, while talking about his innings, stated that it was difficult when he came out to bat but admitted that after coming in, he was in full flow. He also talked about playing in front of a large crowd and, while speaking to broadcasters, he explained:

“It was pretty difficult when I came in. I couldn’t get a certain intensity, but once I started, it started flowing. I always feel like I can give myself a little time and then catch up. You never know. I’m in this field, but it’s slowing down a bit. little and hopefully it’s enough. Just playing in front of so many people is incredible. He concluded.